Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

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In Death of a Salesman. explain why Ben is a symbol of success to Willy.

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Ben is seen as a success because he is everything that Willy is not.  Ben is adventuresome, larger than life, and above all, rich.  Ben accomplishes what he sets out to do and is depicted in Willy's mind as someone that is able to bend life to his own will.  This is not Willy, by any stretch of the...

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